10 I's of Leadership 4 Kids
If you consider the alphabet, you could probably think of a leader quality for each letter of the alphabet from A to Z. But, we started with i, and discovered how important the “i” is to the leader in “U”!
1 A LEADER has INTEGRITY
Leaders are always honest and go by the rules, because they understand fair play is the only way to win the game. In the end, honesty always triumphs and creates a win/win for all.
2 A LEADER is INVENTIVE
Leaders are always searching for new and better ways to do things. They love discovery and the joyous adventure of exploring new possibilities. They are idea makers, innovators and shapers of the future.
3 A LEADER always INSPIRES others
Leaders spark others to do their best in whatever they try, inspiring them to use their unique gifts and talents to reach their highest potential. Leaders energize others to take action on their dreams and goals.
4 A LEADER takes the INITIATIVE
Leaders see how smart ideas can be powered into action; they just Do IT! Leaders are often the first when it comes to leading the parade, but they make sure to include others to help pave the way.
5 A LEADER can INFLUENCE
Leaders are magnetic and attract others to their ideas. They are enthusiastic about life. They are able to persuade others, because they stand up for what is important and right in the eyes of all, therefore others are influenced in positive ways by their actions.
6 A LEADER is IMAGINATIVE
A leader has the quality of an imaginative mind and spirit. They look at life through unique glasses, seeing the unusual, the unexpected and the extraordinary in the ordinary.
7 A LEADER is INCLUSIVE
Leaders welcome many kinds of people into their lives, regardless of background
experience or education. This kind of thinking brings richness to your lives and relationships.
8 A LEADER is an IDEA MAKER
A leader loves the discovery, adventure and freedom to play with new possibilities;
a leader thrives on idea mapping and blue-sky thinking.
9 A LEADER is INNER-DIRECTED
Leaders are motivated from the inside out. Their drive comes from within and is exhibited by their outward behavior. A leader’s spirit is nourished day by day and grows stronger year by year.
10 A LEADER is INTERACTIVE
Leaders focus on empowering others to reach their goals. The process of working together to reach goals enhances an individual’s worth and productivity in the world.
Every Child Can Become A leader!